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The key purpose of a selection interview is to assess the skills, experience and general background of the candidate in order to make a decision on his or suitability for the job.
The employer should take steps to avoid complaints of discrimination arising from the arrangements for the interview or the nature of the questioning.
The employer should ensure that it makes adequate records of what is said at the interview.
10 Sep 2019
Despite many employers making efforts to improve their candidate experience, some still fall short on the simplest aspects. Lee Biggins,...
3 Sep 2019
Ending employers' ability to ask candidates about salary history could help tackle gender and ethnicity pay gaps but how best to achieve this?
29 Aug 2019
Research into recruitment experiences has underlined the potential damage caused to brands by negative processes
22 Aug 2019
One in eight (12%) employers would be reluctant to hire a woman who could become pregnant and one in seven...
22 Aug 2019
Half of UK workers are put off applying for a role because of jargon in a job description, according to...
30 Jul 2019
PROMOTED | Inclusion is a key issue for any recruitment professional, but how can you make sure your business is doing all it can to attract, and retain, a wide-range of talent?
18 Jul 2019
A teacher who was overlooked for a promotion because she was working reduced hours has received a £5,000 pay out...
21 May 2019
Confidence may be a welcome attribute in a job applicant but overconfidence, suggests new research, can drive inequalities, stifle social...
29 Mar 2019
Ahead of World Autism Awareness Week, employers should be thinking about creating an inclusive and supportive working environment for neurodiverse...
22 Mar 2019
More and more employers are turning towards blind recruitment methods such as removing names from CVs to reduce bias. But...
14 Mar 2019
Ninety-six per cent of business leaders say intuition is a “very important” skill in hiring and promoting staff, with a...
8 Feb 2019
Seven in 10 organisations view closing their gender pay gap as a high or medium priority, the Government Equalities Office has found.
12 Nov 2018
Three-quarters of hiring managers think the gender pay gap could be reduced if interviewees were not asked to disclose their...
29 Oct 2018
Two in five people are being hired into roles which they discover they do not have the right soft skills...